them. the cardinals will be listening. the cardinals who will be participating and those who will not, will be listening very carefully to their arguments, to their presentation, to how they sort of make their case and so, certainly, it will be crucial. because in the conclave itself, cardinals have told me, it's a very quiet affair. there isn't any debate, any discussion, really. it's simply sitting, praying, contemplating and then voting, so this is really the week where those candidates will emerge. of course, usually the cardinals are very tight lipped about how they are thinking about voting for. >> we may not hear about it, but the political imaginations very much on. our thanks to you in rome today. before the next pope is chosen, go inside the vatican where all this wheeling and dealing is being done as we speak. we'll have a report at 7:00 eastern. plus, the dow is down slightly.